THE COUNTY FAIR September 5-7 Picton Fairgrounds pictonfair.org 613-476-6154 One of Ontario’s oldest agricultural fairs, presented annually by the Prince Edward Agricultural Society (established 1831).Find out more »
Rich Robinson is the lead guitarist, founding member and songwriter from the Black Crowes, one of the biggest Blues/Rock Bands in the world having sold over 30 million records, toured the world several times and was the band Jimmy Page chose to back him up when he went on tour. Here is what the critics are saying about Chris and I could not agree more. “A solo artist worth taking seriously...It’s why this is such a significant solo album—even at…Find out more »
PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY MUSIC FESTIVAL September 19-27 St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church, 335 Main St., Picton pecmusicfestival.com The Prince Edward County Music Festival provides a unique and exciting artistic experience by featuring the works of a living composer along with works from other eras and genres.Find out more »
PEC STUDIO & GALLERY TOUR September 19-21 pecstudiotour.com The Prince Edward County Studio Tour is celebrating its 21st year, and features the work of quality local and guest artists. The public can spend 3 days travelling the County to visit artists where they work, in studios and workshops, as well as to multi-artist, multi-disciplinary venues.Find out more »
VETERANS DAY September 20 47 Ferguson St., Picton glenwoodcemetery.ca 613-476-3511 A ceremony to honour our veterans, coinciding with Legion Week.Find out more »
THE COUNTY MARATHON October 5–11 countymarathon.ca 1-866-473-2786 42.2 km Boston Marathon qualifier. Be advised of road closures during run.Find out more »
The Picton BIA is hosting a Picton Ward - 1 and Mayoral Candidates meeting. Candidates will be given the opportunity to introduce themselves, answer prepared questions received from the BIA and questions from the audience, and then give their closing arguments. Each candidate will have a time limited in which to respond. All are welcome!Find out more »
PUMPKINFEST CELEBRATIONS October 18 Wellington pec.on.ca/pumpkinfest Pumpkin parade, weigh-off, contests, games, food, entertainment and other surprises!Find out more »
THE MAKER’S HAND October 31 - November 2 Prince Edward Community Centre, Picton themakershand.com 613-476-4811 A prestigious show and sale of Eastern Ontario’s finest crafts.Find out more »
The Firelight Lantern Festival is a family-friendly community arts event returning to Picton on November 15, 2014. The crowd will gather at Benson Park before dusk, and as the sun sets, hundreds of handmade paper lanterns will be illuminated and paraded through the darkening streets of Picton, winding up the Crystal Palace. Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheFirelightLanternFestivalFind out more »
FESTIVAL OF TREES November 28-30 Isaiah Tubbs Resort pecchamber.com 613-476-8435 Silent auction of over 150 beautifully decorated Christmas trees, as well as a huge bake sale, bucket draw, Christmas boutique, with live musical entertainment. All proceeds go to support our local Picton hospital.Find out more »
BLOOMFIELD LIGHTED SANTA CLAUS PARADE November 28 pecchamber.com 613-476-9252Find out more »
On Saturday November 29th, 2014 the Picton BIA encourages consumers to celebrate small businesses by making a local purchase. The Shop the Neighbourhood is an initiative of Yellow Pages and promotes the small businesses in communities across Canada. Small businesses play a key role in creating strong local economies and contribute to making neighbourhoods thriving places to live, play and work. Shop the Neighbourhood is a celebration of their invaluable contribution to our communities and a reminder for all Canadians…Find out more »
PICTON SANTA CLAUS PARADE November 30 (2 pm) experiencepicton.com 613-476-7901Find out more »
Tickets for the House Tour are available at Royal LePage, 104 Main Street, Picton and at Books & Co., 289 Main Street, Picton. For more information call Marilyn Lauer at 613 476 7310 or Carolyn Clark at Royal LePage Proalliance Realty Brokerage 613 476 2700.Find out more »
Visit one of the participating sugarbushes, enjoy pancake breakfasts with fresh maple syrup, taffy on snow, S'mores, petting zoos, BBQ sausages, fire trucks, lumberjack show, artisan vendors, wineries and more. Celebrate the first harvest of the 2015 season in Prince Edward County! Visit mapleinthecounty.ca for more information on participating sugarbushes and additional activities.Find out more »
Picton's Santa Claus Parade follows a traditional route along Main Street beginning from the Industrial Park area and ending at the intersection of Lake and Talbot Streets. Santa is always eager to wave to each of the boys and girls who attend this annual parade. Pedestrian area is marked on Main, from the top of the town hill (Bridge Street) to Elizabeth Street. No vehicle parking is allowed in this area. Main Street, Picton will be closed to traffic during…Find out more »
Countylicious is a twice-annual celebration of fine dining in Prince Edward County featuring prix fixe menus from local participating restaurants. Chefs have created unique three-course, County-inspired dinner menus consisting of an appetizer, entrée, and dessert offered at $40 per person (taxes and gratuities extra). The County has been hailed as “The gastronomic Capital of Ontario” by The Globe and Mail. Countylicious is your chance to experience some of Prince Edward County’s best dining experiences, explore new restaurants, or re-visit old…Find out more »
Celebrate July 1st in downtown Picton! With something for everyone, Picton's Block Party is sure to add excitement to your Canada Day plans. Featuring a FREE Kid's Carnival; Legion Lawn Party; Artisan Market; Entertainment; Come Alive Outside Green Zone; Sidewalk Sales; Official Ceremonies and After-dark FIREWORKS!!! 2017's Canada Day Celebration is one you don't want to miss! In addition to celebrating Canada 150, Picton is celebrating our 180 and the County's 225!Find out more »
For an up-to-date listing of all events in Picton (not just those hosted by the Picton BIA) please visit our Facebook events page.
With more than 35 annual culinary, arts, and cultural events in the region, we guarantee that no two visits to picturesque Picton will ever be the same.
For more information on Activities in Prince Edward County visit the Prince Edward County Chamber of Tourism & Commerce at 231 Main St. for a Red Map/Guide of local sites. pecchamber.com
There's always something exciting happening in Picton!
Throughout the year, Picton offers a wide array of special events that are guaranteed to entertain and even amaze you!